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Badge ribbon

Badge ribbon
Title
Badge ribbon
Date 
ca.1896
Medium 
Paper, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 12.1 cm )
Description 
White paper ribbon with pin back and folded paper "bow" at top with central gold seal; gold eagle with flag below. Printed banner in gold stamped:"DELEGATE" with "TWENTY FOURTH/ ANNUAL/ NEW YORK STATE/ FIREMEN'S (printed in red)/ ASSOCIATION/ LOCKPORT, N.Y./ AUG. 18, 19, 20, 21/ 1896"; coated wood disc at center stamped "CONVENTION" attached at top and bottom with silk ribbons tied at back; disc encircled by gold hose border crossed at bottom with images of helmet and axe.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Harold Riker Applegate
Object Number 
1940.881
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group